Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority and Zambia Railways Ltd have delivered an initial shipment of 1·1 million litres of oil from the port of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania to New Kapiri Mposhi in Zambia under an agreement with Delta Energy Zambia which covers up to 6 million litres/month.

TAZARA said the 24-wagon train which took four days was the equivalent to more than 40 lorries, which would have taken at least 14 days by road.

SNCF’s rolling motorway business VIIA has launched the VIIA Drive multi-lingual app to save lorry drivers and customers time at terminals and provide real-time information about the availability of semi-trailers.

Users can generate a preregistration QR code that gives them access to the platform, and allows them to locate, pick up or drop off the semi-trailer quickly. A geolocation tool and history of drop-offs and pick-ups are also available.